How to Collect Your Own Family Folklore
This guide was produced to accompany the exhibition Family Folklore,
organized and circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition
Service (SITES). SITES is a program activity of the Smithsonian Institution
that organizes and circulates exhibitions on art, history, and science to
institutions in the United States and abroad.
© 1977 Amy J. Kotlin, Holly Cutting Baker, and the Maryland Arts
Council Folklife Program.
Reprinted by permission of the Maryland Arts Council Folklife Program,
Baltimore, Maryland. The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance of
This guide is also published in A Celebration of American Family Folklore:
Tales and Traditions from the Smithsonian Collection, (see "Further Readings") by Steven J. Zeitlin,
Yellow Moon Press, 1992.